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Nation and World

  • Christmas bonus: Farm animals in demand for Nativity scenes

    Some farmers have extra reason to rejoice at Christmas: ‘Tis the season for renting out animals for live Nativity scenes and other holiday events.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Americans abroad celebrate holidays by tweaking tradition

    In our global world, you can easily buy a Thanksgiving turkey for roasting in Dubai or Beijing or Tokyo. You can shop for Christmas trees in Bangkok, ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • US religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

    In rare agreement across faith and ideological lines, leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, cont ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:34 am